Architecture of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1963-1973

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Brief description of the architectural plan and design of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, how the site affected design decisions, and the experience the visitor has upon entering the space.


  • Bunshaft, Gordon 1909-1990
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, LLP


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Introduction by Arthur Drexler No index. Text in both German and English (awkwardly translated).

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  • Architecture
  • Buildings

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pp. 184-189

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